Webfolio Central: Electronic
Portfolios for Class Assessment and Professional Development
Day, Kathy Fitch, Megan
Hughes, Kenneth King, and Andrew
Kathy Fitch's Webfolios for Assessment Guide!
Please introduce yourself
Tell us a bit about yourself, your
classes, your experience with computers, and your reasons for being interested
in electronic portfolio assessment.
Tell us your goals and dreams,
what you most want to accomplish with electronic portfolios, and what limitations,
such as your knowledge and your students' knowledge, or access to computers,
might keep you from realizing those goals and dreams.
Examples and Discussion
Do a search in your field for examples
of electronic portfolios.
Use search terms such as "webfolio,"
"electronic portfolio," or " resume," combined with the name or synonym
of the name of your field.
Use your favorite search engine,
or the quick favorite, Google.
Report back to the group
What did you find?
Would any of the features of what
you found be appropriate for your class?
How would you modify the electronic
portfolios to fit your needs?
Possible concerns for discussion
Public or private?
What to include?
Design: fancy or functional?
Software and lab concerns
How to assign?
How to assess?
Text or multimedia?
Metadiscourse: need for reflection
Promoting higher level thinking,
Student learning curve: Why computers?
Last update February 5,